All serious endurance athletes aspire to complete in an ironman race. Sticking to goals and a manageable training schedule will help get you to the finish line.
Ignoring shortcomings only limits performance come race time. Try these exercises to help address some of the most common weaknesses in runners.
Keep these pointers in mind throughout the race and practice them in training to minimize surprises when you finally get out there.
To stay in prime condition, it's a good idea to switch up runs with sports like cycling and swimming.
Practicing strokes other than freestyle will improve your confidence, buoyancy and efficiency in the water.
If you're looking to improve your time by minutes with very little effort, transitioning is where you will get the most bang for your buck.
"Going anaerobic" can be a challenge for cyclists, but learning how to push yourself into oxygen debt will significantly improve time trial performance.
Cringe at the thought of running on hills? These conditioning workouts provide the strength needed to reach the top of your running game.
Cyclists may be able to more accurately qauge workout level using perceived exertion rather than heart rate monitoring.
Tire-pulling is a novel way for hard-core runners to improve endurance, but be prepared to attract attention.
Fine tune your front crawl by correcting these two common technical errors.
If your regular running routine has become a big bore, it may be time to incorporate some exercises not normally included in a conventional training plan.